NY firefighter battling COVID-19 released from hospital after 2 months

The New Rochelle firefighter spent 55 days on a ventilator due to complications from the virus

By Rachel Engel 

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — A firefighter was released from the hospital after spending 55 days on ventilator due to complications from COVID-19.  

News 12 Westchester reported that Deputy Chief John Reed was released from Danbury Hospital in Connecticut after fighting the virus for nearly two months. Dozens of family members and fellow first responders greeted Reed outside with applause.  

Reed’s fellow firefighters told reporters his recovery feels like a miracle. 


Please read and share! We have some amazing news about DC Reed. He has been released from Danbury hospital after...

Posted by New Rochelle Firefighters on Saturday, May 30, 2020


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